CIMA, the Qualification for you. SACOB, the College for you.

Dear Student

You took the plunge and enquired regarding the CIMA Qualification, which means at one point you were considering furthering your education by adding the letters CGMA, a globally recognised designation, behind your name.

What’s stopping you from taking the next step and enrolling?

Here’s a brief overview which might help you get your enrollment back on track…

What is CIMA?

CIMA, The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants is the world’s largest professional body of management accountants and is the most relevant finance and accounting qualification for business.

The CIMA Qualification:

The qualification is broken into 4 different levels:

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Certificate Level

4 Subjects

1. BA1 – Fundamentals of Business Economics
2. BA2 – Fundamentals of Management Accounting
3. BA3 – Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
4. BA4 – Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law

Award: CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting (NQF L5)

Operational Level

3 Subjects

1 Case Study Exam

1. E1 – Managing Finance in a Digital World

2. P1 – Management Accounting

3. F1 – Financial Reporting

4.Operational Case Study Exam

Award: CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting
(NQF L6)

Management Level

3 Subjects

1 Case Study Exam

1. E2 – Managing Performance

2. P2 – Advanced Management Accounting

3. F2 – Advanced Financial Reporting

4. Management Case Study Exam

Award: CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management
Accounting (NQF L7)

Strategic Level

3 Subjects

1 Case Study Exam

3 Years Practical Experience

1. E3 – Strategic Management

2. P3 – Risk Management

3. F3 – Financial Strategy

4. Strategic Case Study Exam

5. 3 years Practical Experience

Award: Membership of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the CGMA designation (NQF L8)

Length of Studies?

This is a popular question as most students want to know how quickly they will be able to walk away with their qualification in hand. On average each subject could take you 3 months to complete. Depending on how much experience and how many hours you have to dedicate to your studies, this time frame could be significantly reduced.

Eg. Instead of sitting one exam at a time you could sit 2 exams which will half the time it will take you to get your qualification.

How do the exams work?

All exams are Computer Based Exams meaning that you do it online via a computer at a registered exam centre. Other than the Case Study Exams, you are able to sit your exams on date and at a time that suits you. The Case Study Exams are scheduled for 4 times a year – February, May, August and November.

Why should you be studying a CIMA Qualification with SACOB?

The CIMA qualification is a highly sought after, globally recognized qualification. It sets you above the rest and opens doors to a wealth of

SACOB is an accredited CIMA tuition provider which means we have gone through an intense screening and accreditation process and have gotten CIMA’s stamp of approval.

Enrolling with SACOB for your studies will ensure you receive the best tuition support. Read up why choosing SACOB as your college is the smart choice.

If you have started your studies at another college but would like to move across to SACOB, no problem – let us help you make the move across and welcome you to SACOB.